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“Prehistory of the Southwest: The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” Class

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - December 8 @ 8:30 pm

“Golden Valley” watercolor by C. Kemper depicting the Hohokam building canals to bring life-giving water to the barren desert.

“Golden Valley” watercolor by C. Kemper depicting the Hohokam building canals to bring life-giving water to the barren desert.

Beginning September 29 through December 8, 2017, each Friday evening (skip Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 24) from 6:30-8:30pm, archaeologist Allen Dart will be teaching the adult-education class “Prehistory of the Southwest: The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona.” Dart teaches this class in ten 2-hour sessions to explore the archaeology of the ancient Hohokam culture of the American Southwest. The class covers Hohokam origins, subsistence and settlement systems, social and organizational systems, material culture including ceramics, other artifacts, and architecture, interaction within and beyond the Hohokam culture’s regional boundaries, and ideas on religion and trade. Students seeking the AAS Certification are expected to prepare a BRIEF research report to be presented orally or in written form. Minimum enrollment 10, maximum 20. Classes are held at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, Tucson. The fee is $95 ($80 for members of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Arizona Archaeological Society, or Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary) does not include the cost of Arizona Archaeological Society membership or AAS Certification Program registration or cost of recommended text: The Hohokam Millennium by Paul R. Fish and Suzanne K. Fish, editors; available from Old Pueblo for $24.95 (Old Pueblo & PGMA members $19.96).

Reservations and payment required by 5 p.m. Tuesday September 26: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org. For information on the AAS and its Certification program visit (www.azarchsoc.org/certification.htm).

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Start:
September 29 @ 6:30 pm
End:
December 8 @ 8:30 pm
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Organizer

Allen Dart
Phone:
520-798-1201

Venue

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center
2201 W. 44th St., Tucson, AZ 85713 United States
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